Eighteen projects from across the nation have won Remodeling Design Awards in honor of ideas, aesthetics and market appeal, sensitivity to existing structure, compatibility with the neighborhood, and functional value, REMODELING announced today.

The 18 winners, picked by a panel of judges from 212 submissions, are listed below. Together they won a Best of the Year award, eight grand awards, and nine merit awards. Starting today and each business day through Sept. 15, REMODELING's e-newsletter and website will reveal who won what prize.

In addition, REMODELING invites you to cast your own vote to select a "People's Choice" Remodeling Design Award winner. Go to the 2014 Remodeling Design Awards' page to view all 18.

The Remodeling Design Award winners, listed in alphabetical order with their architects and contractors, are:

  • Aperture—Architect: Janet Bloomberg, Kube Architecture, Washington, D.C. Contractor: Mike Madden, Madden Corp., Rockville, Md.
  • Appleberry Drive Residence—Design/Build: Stephen Shoup, building Lab, Oakland, Calif. 
  • Beverly Craftsman Built Art Studio—Design/Build: Bryan Christian and James Bay, Knoxville, Tenn. 
  • Casa Abierta—Architect: Janet Bloomberg, Kube Architecture, Washington D.C. Contractor: Stas Wronka, Housecraft, College Park, Md.
  • Contempary Bath with Nautical Touches—Design/Build: Catherine and Nick Balding, Balding Brothers, Wilmington, N.C.
  • Dignity, Classically Restored—Design/General Contractor: David Heide Design Studio, Minneapolis.
  • Far Pond—Architect: Paul Masi, Bates + Masi Architects, Sag Harbor, N.Y. Contractor: Steve Breitenbach, Breitenbach Builders, Bridgehampton, N.Y.
  • Gallaudet University Residence Halls Interior Upgrades—Architect: Todd Ray, Studio Twenty Seven Architecture, Washington, D.C. Contractor: Byron Kassing, Monarc Construction, Falls Church, Va.
  • Hillside Residence—Architect: AlterStudio Architecture, Austin, Texas. Contractor: Ford Strei, Ford Strei Builders, Austin, Texas.
  • Klub Kitchen—Architect: Richard Loosle, Kube Architecture, Washington, D.C. Contractor: Lenny Ilkovich, Washington, D.C.
  • Light Loft—Designer: Aidlin Darling, Aidlin Darling Design, San Francisco. Contractor: Drew Maran, Drew Maran Construction, Palo Alto, Calif.
  • Mid-Century Modern Kitchen—Architect: Janet Bloomberg, Kube Architecture, Washington, D.C. Contractor: Ricardo Cardenas, R Construction, Washington, D.C.
  • Ray Residence—Design/Build: Todd Ray, Studio Twenty Seven Architecture, Washington, D.C.
  • Robin's Way—Architect: Paul Masi, Bates + Masi Architects, Sag Harbor, N.Y.
  • Row House Basement—Architect: Donald Lococo, Donald Lococo Architects, Washington, D.C. Contractor: Michael Myers, Cornerstone Renovation Management, Vienna Va.
  • Rutledge Street Residence Master Bath—Architect: Neal Swartz, building Lab, Oakland, Calif. Design/Build: Stephen Shoup, building Lab, Oakland, Calif.
  • Samuel Noakes House—Architects: Elizabeth Reader and Charles Swartz, Reader & Swartz Architects, Winchester, Va. Contractor: Will and Micki Martindale, Houseworks, Berryville, Va.
  • Tria Taproom—Architects: David Whipple, Assimilation Design Lab, Philadelphia; Joshua Otto, Otto Architects, Jenkintown, Pa. Contractor: Vince Massara, Three Services Corp., Villanova, Pa.

This year’s jury panel consisted of Karman Hotchkiss, deputy director for home design content at Meredith publications’ Better Homes and Gardens Special Interest Media; Jane Treacy, Treacy & Eagleburger Architects; Paul Gaiser, Landis Construction; Sean Ganey, Sun Design; and Brett Moyer, Feldman Architecture (and winner of 2013’s Best of the Year project).

Want to enter 2015's Remodeling Design Awards competition? Send an email to Craig Webb, editor-in-chief, REMODELING.